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DEC. 12: FUNDRAISING BANQUET; presented by Hindu Temple of Florida; starts at 4:30 p.m.; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road; $50 tickets per person; for more information, call Nainan Desai at (813) 931-7442, Renuka Ramappa at (727) 364-7488 or visit

DEC. 15: ICC SENIORS MONTHLY GET-TO-GETHER; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; free seminar, lunch and entertainment; no minimum age requirement; for information or ride, call John Adhia at (813) 784-6930 or Ram Jakhotia at (813) 962-4172.


DEC. 5: SEMINAR; presented by the Hindu Society of Central Florida New Age (Seniors) Group; 1:30 to 5 p.m.; HSCF, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; Altaf Karim of All State Insurance will speak on Medicare; $3 per person; also on the agenda is chess, playing cards, carom board, study circle; to RSVP e-mail or call Madan Arora at (407) 971-9259 or Dev Sharma at (407) 862-9920.

DEC. 11: SASTRIYA NATYA SUMANJALI; “An Evening of Indian Classical Dance”; presented by the Telugu Association of Greater Orlando; 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Hindu Society of Central Florida Auditorium, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; for information, visit


DEC. 27-30: INDIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY (ICS) OF JACKSONVILLE WINTER CAMP FOR PERFORMING ARTS; for children ages 9 and older; $125 for ICS members, $$150 for ICS non-members; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Masala Banquet Hall, 9825 San Jose Blvd., #15, Jacksonville; for more information, visit


DEC. 13: CONCERT BY BLACK; 7 p.m.; Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 N. U.S. 1; tickets are $35 (VIP) and $20 for members and $45 (VIP) and $30 for non-members; for information, call Pankaj Patel at (386) 453-5512, Jay Patel at (386) 795-0007 or visit


DEC. 4: ANNUAL FUNDRAISING DINNER; presented by Hindu Temple of Southwest Florida, 12552 Plantation Road, Fort Myers; 6 p.m.; $50 per person; for information, call (239) 482-0677, (239) 274-5584 or (239) 466-5236, e-mail or visit


DEC. 4: “GITA IN ACTION” WORKSHOP SERIES, CHAPTER 17; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Parvani residence, “Oak Ridge” complex, 9471 S.W. 124 Terrace, Miami; for details, visit

DEC. 12: SUNDAY MORNING RAMAYAN WORKSHOP; 9 a.m. to noon; discourse on “What you think, you become: How to Jumpstart your Life with Positive and Divine Thinking,” by Pandit Bimal Maharaj; Shiva Mandir, 3000 N.W. 29th Ave., Oakland Park; for details and more information, call (954) 735-3560, e-mail visit

DEC. 18: CHINMAYA GITA CHANTING COMPETITION 2010; 2 to 7 p.m.; Sadhu Vaswani Center, 2470 N.W. 102 Place, Upper Level, Miami; free; refreshments will be served; for details, visit

JAN. 8, 2011: ANNUAL FUNDRAISING BANQUET; organized by the Association of Indians in American South Florida chapter; 7 p.m.; Hilton-Deerfield Beach, 100 Fairway Drive, Deerfield Beach; $75 per person for members; $90 per person for non-members; portion of the proceeds will benefit Ashraya, Ekal Vidyalaya and YATC; for information, call Hovi at (561) 703-1878, Maya at (561) 241-1746, Karan at (954) 492-8616, Uma at (954) 341-9346 or visit

JAN. 15: RHYTHM OF RAJASTHAN; musician/dance group from the western region of Rajasthan to perform; 7 to 9 p.m.; Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 S.W. Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; organized by the Association of Performing Arts of India; for tickets and other information, call (954) 885-1466, e-mail or visit

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